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How can I clean my nintendo 64

My console will only work if I blow into the cartridge first then it still ends up quitting after about 5 minutes. How can I clean my console, I've tried cleaning it with alcahol but it doesn't work

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You can clean it with windex and q-tips don't use alcohol. when you blow in to the cartridge or console the moister will make it get oxidation on it and wont make a good contact with the pins.

when you clean it let it sit for about 5 minuets and you don't have to soaked the q-tip just one squirter will do.

Posted on May 18, 2008

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